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Re: Spring Gardening

LOL, Marge, but....
I can use various supports and stakes, and even other plants to help most
floppers, but not a heavy sedum.  This yellow /green variety splayed out in
a 2 foot circle with their tops making the perimeter and a big hole in the
middle. Was not a pretty sight; not worth keeping.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 2:02 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Spring Gardening

> Lordy, Kitty, if I got rid of every plant that flopped open in my
> garden, I'd have scads of bare earth;-)
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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> > From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > I googled some pictures.  I think S spectabile may indeed be what
> someone
> > donated to our display gardens - 4 truckloads of it.  Without a
> name we
> > checked photos of cultivars and settled on 'Carmen', which I knew
> was wrong,
> > but close.  It doesn't flop. (of course, Carmen - the genuine
> Carmen that I
> > have, never droops either).
> > The one I had a terrible time with flopping was Hylotelephium (syn.
> Sedum)
> > 'spectabile 'Variegatum'.  No matter the location or whether I
> pinched, it
> > flopped with a big naked hole in the center.  Got rid of it.
> >
> > Kitty
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